Newly Digitized Art: Baltimore’s Walters Museum Posts 600 Artworks Online For Use
From the AP:
The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore says it has digitized and catalogued more than 600 American paintings and other artworks, making them available for download and public use.
[High quality images available for download.]
The new digital archive includes rarely seen works from John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt and John La Farge, among other artists. The museum said it used a $111,615 grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to pay for the project.
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See Also: Report From CLIR & Mellon Foundation Looks at Policies for Open Access to Images at 11 Art Museum (. (June 27, 2013)
The Walters Museum is discussed in the report.
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